Oil, Gas & Mining

02-07-2007
Rami Makhlouf and Nizar Assaad, two of Syria’s most prominent businessmen, are investing together USD 23.2 million in an independent UK-based oil company with operations in Syria.
25-06-2007
Syria’s production of crude oil reached 382 300 barrels a day in the first quarter of this year, according to the Ministry of Oil.
19-06-2007
The Ministry of Oil is organising a one-day meeting in London to promote offshore investment opportunities.
11-06-2007
Shell will devise a master plan for the development of the gas sector in Syria, following an agreement signed between the Anglo-Dutch firm and the Ministry of Petroleum.
04-06-2007
Gulfsands Petroleum has announced that drilling and initial testing operations on the Khurbet East well had encountered four significant hydrocarbon bearing reservoirs.
28-05-2007
Crosco has announced that it had signed an extension to its contract with Gulfsands Petroleum for drilling services
21-05-2007
The building of an oil refinery in Deir-ez-Zor moved further ahead following the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding between the Minsitry of Oil and Noor Financial Investment Company
14-05-2007
The Ministry of Oil has invited international oil companies to bid for the exploration of four offshore blocks. This is the first time Syria offers offshore areas for exploration
30-04-2007
Stroytransgaz has won a contract to build a gas processing plant in Syria’s central area and develop nearby gas fields.
23-04-2007
Total production at the Oudeh and Tishrin fields reached 8 592 barrels of oil a day at the end of the first quarter of this year, according to a press statement from Tanganyika Oil Company. The two fields are developed by Dublin International Petroleum...
02-04-2007
Gulfsands announced that initial results on the drilling works taking place in the Khurbet East well in Block 26 had shown the presence of hydrocarbon
26-03-2007
Stroytransgaz is finalizing discussions with the Syrian Government to build a gas processing plant in the central area, according to sources close to the company.
19-03-2007
Syria is moving closer to build its first privately-held oil refinery, according to Abdallah Dardari, Deputy Prime Minister.
12-03-2007
The General Company for Phosphate and Mines (GECOPHAM) expects to achieve a 15.4 percent growth in profit in 2007.
19-02-2007
Results from drilling at Tigris-1 well have been inconclusive and have led to a disagreement on the commercial prospects among the two partners in Block 26

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